The latest release of the industry-supported PDF/A validator has been released.
An open source project developed by the Open Preservation Foundation and the PDF Association, veraPDF includes four components:
The current release is now available for download.
This release includes new features and fixes including:
The veraPDF development team is now working towards PDF/UA validation, with added support for tagging structure of PDF. Find out more in the release notes.
As always, the PDF Association’s PDF Validation Technical Working Group (TWG) continues to supervise the resolution of ambiguities arising from veraPDF’s usage in the field. Any PDF Association member may join this community.
If you’d like to make a feature request or report a bug, add it to the veraPDF issue tracker on GitHub or contact the team at the Open Preservation Foundation with any comments.
veraPDF is a widely-used digital preservation tool, but currently, only OPF members support veraPDF financially via their membership fees. If you use veraPDF, please consider supporting its development by becoming an OPF member or making a donation towards development.
The staff of the PDF Association are dedicated to delivering the information, services and value members have come to expect. Staff members of the PDF Association include: Alexandra Oettler (Editor), Betsy Fanning (Standards Director), Duff Johnson (Chief Executive Officer), Matthias Wagner (CFO & Operations Director), Peter Wyatt (Chief Technology Officer), Thomas Zellmann (PDF Evangelist).